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material scientist , Research institute executive

Rune Gunnar Lagneborg, Swedish research institute executive, material scientist. Recipient Réaumur medal French Society Metallurgy, 1982, Rinman gold medal Jernkontoret, Stockholm, 1996, Vanadium award Institute Materials, United Kingdom, 2002. Member Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Swedish Society Materials Technology (honorary).

Background

Lagneborg, Rune Gunnar was born on February 23, 1935 in Stockholm. Son of Gunnar Ernst and Alice (Olsson) Lagneborg.

Education

Diploma in Engineering, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1960. Licence in Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1963. Doctor in Technology, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1967.

Master of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1964.

Career

Researcher, section head Sandvik AB, Sandviken, Sweden, 1960-1966. Group leader Swedish Atomic Energy Commission, Stockholm, 1966-1969. Professor Royal Institute of Technology, 1969-1974.

Managing director Swedish Institute for Metals Research, Stockholm, 1974-1998. Consultant materials science engineer, since 1998. Corporation research and technical board directors Bohler Uddeholm AG, Austria.

Membership

Member Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences, Swedish Society Materials Technology (honorary).

Connections

Married Inga Stina Lundblad. Children: Johan, Anna.

father:
Gunnar Ernst Lagneborg

mother:
Alice (Olsson) Lagneborg

spouse:
Inga Stina Lundblad

children:
Johan Lagneborg

Anna Lagneborg